Regina Austin, University of Pennsylvania Law professor
Michael Wong, Penn Law student
Gretchen Berland, Yale Medical School professor
Carol Jacobsen, University of Michigan professor
Margie Smith, Think Tank Films
WHAT: “Building Video Bridges”
WHEN: Oct. 17, 2008
University of Pennsylvania Law School
34th and Chestnut streets
Law students, professors and lawyers in public interest and entertainment will join information-technology specialists and documentary filmmakers to discuss law-genre documentaries and effective ways to use video in practicing law.
The conference will include the premiere showing of the documentary of Shmul Kaplan, an 80-year old disabled Jewish survivor of the Nazi invasion of the Ukraine, whose complicated journey through the U.S. immigration system is told in the film.